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Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE16 Upgrade [TAE40116-upgrade] (TAE40116 BNE # C059918)
12/8/2021 to 13/8/2021
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
TAEASS402 Assess competence
TAEASS301 Contribute to assessment
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs

This TAE Upgrade program is a critical step for existing trainers and assessors. Trainers and assessors who possess the older TAE40110 qualification will have until 1 April 2019 to meet the new credential requirements. In July 2017, Skills Ministers agreed to update the training and assessment credential requirements in line with the changes to the TAE Training Package, to ensure the VET workforce has appropriate skills in designing and developing assessment tools and identifying and evaluating LLN requirements. The course is focused on assessment design and validation practices.

The course includes gap training and assessment of the required four units:

  • TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
  • TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation
  • TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

We understand that participants attending this course come with prior knowledge. With that in mind, we have developed the course to be hands-on and engaging, whilst learning through assessment. The key areas covered by this course include recapping on:

  • Instructional design concepts and applying the ADDIE model
  • Developing assessment tools against the principals of assessment and rules of evidence
  • Completing an assessment plan
  • Undertaking a trial of assessment
  • Participating in and coordinating validation activities

Course Duration/Schedule

This course is a blended mode of a two day face-to-face workshop with a pre-course online learning component:

  • Online learning (prior to workshop attendance): Up to four hours
  • Face-to-face workshop: Two days (8 hours per day)

Pre-Course Requirements

  • IMPORTANT: If you do not already hold the unit of competency TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills (or TAELLN401A) you will need to complete it first. This LLN course is 100% online and may take up to 15 hours to complete.
  • Upon enrolment you will be provided with access to the online learning component of the course
  • The online learning component consists of some pre-reading and assessment for you to complete before attending the face-to-face training (up to four hours). This is also where you will upload copies of the required prerequisites (see below)
  • Both TAELLN411/TAELLN401A and the online learning component must be completed before attending the face-to-face workshop

Documents you must supply before your course

  1. TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification, including the full statement of results
  2. Statement of attainment - TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills (or TAELLN401A)
  3. Completed document of evidence (your choice of either template for individual OR template for employer to complete) detailing:
    • That you have skills and vocational experience in the field in which you wish to teach
    • How you have maintained professional development since being awarded TAE40110
  4. A copy of your current qualification OR current resume OR letter from your employer outlining your experience
All the above prerequisites must be uploaded to your online learning platform no later than two business days prior to the course date.  Access to the full course curriculum and assessment tasks will not be granted until the prerequisites are provided. To avoid delays in getting started, falling behind in your studies and wasting your time during the course, prerequisites must be provided prior to your training day.


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